Court rejects bail plea of son of former BSP MP Ashish Pandey

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New Delhi:A Delhi court on Tuesday rejected bail plea of Ashish Pandey, son of former BSP MP, arrested for brandishing gun in a hotel here. Special Judge Sunil Rana dismissed the bail application of Pandey who was sent to 14-day judicial custody by the court yesterday, till November 5, after the police said that he… Read more »

SC to hear on November 13 pleas challenging its Sabarimala verdict

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New Delhi:The Supreme Court Tuesday said that it would hear on November 13 the petitions challenging its Sabarimala verdict allowing women of all age groups entry into the temple. A bench comprising Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi and Justice S K Kaul told lawyer Mathews J Nedumpara that it has already passed an order with regard… Read more »

Is there any proposal to increase number of FSLs, SC asks Center

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New Delhi: Observing that a large number of trials were “held up” due to delay in receiving reports from forensic science laboratories, the Supreme Court on Monday asked the Center whether there was any proposal to increase the number of such laboratories. A bench of justices Madan B Lokur and Deepak Gupta said this after the… Read more »

Court sends son of former BSP MP Ashish Pandey to 14 day judicial custody

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New Delhi: A Delhi court on Monday sent son of former BSP MP Ashish Pandey, who was arrested for brandishing pistol at a five-star hotel, to 14-day judicial custody. Metropolitan Magistrate Dharmendra Singh sent the accused to jail till November 5 after the police said that he was not required for further custodial interrogation. The court… Read more »

SC asks Center if observation homes, JJBs equipped with video-conferencing facility

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New Delhi: The Supreme Court Monday asked the Center to apprise it on whether observation homes, where minors in conflict with law were kept, and juvenile justice boards (JJBs) are equipped with the video-conferencing facility. Referring to the provisions of the Juvenile Justice (Care and Protection of Children) Act, the bench said: “The Act mandates that… Read more »

SC to hear on November 13 pleas challenging its Sabarimala verdict

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New Delhi:The Supreme Court Tuesday said that it would hear on November 13 the petitions challenging its Sabarimala verdict allowing women of all age groups entry into the temple. A bench comprising Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi and Justice S K Kaul told lawyer Mathews J Nedumpara that it has already passed an order with regard… Read more »

PM Narendra Modi announces national award in Netaji’s name for disaster relief workers

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A national award in the name of Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose will be given every year to police personnel who do excellent work in rescue and relief operations during any kind of disaster, Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced Sunday.The announcement came on the 75th anniversary of Bose’s declaration of the formation of India’s first independent… Read more »

Sabarimala: Activist Rehana Fathima expelled from Muslim community

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Activist Rehana Fathima, who hadmade an attempt to enter Sabarimala temple, has been expelled from the Muslim community for “hurting the sentiments of lakhs of Hindu devotees”, the Kerala Muslim Jama’ath Council said.Initiating action against Rehana, Kerala Muslim Jama’ath Council president A Poonkunju said in a press statement Saturday that she had been expelled from… Read more »